Insider Trading Alert - KMG, ATSG And LM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 6, 2015, 74 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $199.44 to $8,899,995.42.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

KMG Chemicals (KMG) - FREE Research Report

Hatcher David L, who is 10% Owner at KMG Chemicals, sold 1,500 shares at $28.42 on May 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 2.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.08% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.79, up $0.37, or 1.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KMG Chemicals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 28,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 35,000

The average volume for KMG Chemicals has been 64,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. KMG Chemicals has a market cap of $334.2 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 43.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

KMG Chemicals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture, formulation, and distribution of specialty chemicals in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe, Israel, and Singapore. It operates in two segments, Electronic Chemicals and Wood Treating Chemicals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.42%. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.7. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates KMG Chemicals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KMG Chemicals as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full KMG Chemicals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) - FREE Research Report

Hete Joseph C, who is President & CEO at Air Transport Services Group, sold 2,500 shares at $9.30 on May 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 689,285 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.36% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.87, up $0.57, or 5.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Air Transport Services Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 47,600

The average volume for Air Transport Services Group has been 202,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Air Transport Services Group has a market cap of $604.0 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 8.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Air Transport Services Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides airline operations, aircraft leasing and maintenance, and other support services primarily to the air cargo transportation and package delivery industries in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.0. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Air Transport Services Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Air Transport Services Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Air Transport Services Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Legg Mason (LM) - FREE Research Report

Schliessler Ursula, who is Evp & Cao at Legg Mason, sold 1,518 shares at $55.32 on May 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the Evp & Cao owned 14,375 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.55% with the 1,518-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.27, down $1.05, or 1.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Legg Mason go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,996
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,996
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,236

The average volume for Legg Mason has been 836,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Legg Mason has a market cap of $6.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 2.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Legg Mason, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The firm provides investment management and related services to institutional and individual clients, company-sponsored mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles through its wholly owned subsidiaries. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.46%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Legg Mason a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Legg Mason as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Legg Mason Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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